Minnesota Coach Jerry Kill Collapses During Game, Carted Off Field

Minnesota head coach Jerry Kill suffered an apparent seizure during his team's game against New Mexico State.

Details are scarce, but this was very scary news for a moment: Minnesota Golden Gophers coach Jerry Kill collapsed on the sideline late in his team's game against New Mexico State. He's since made it up and onto a cart, on which he was removed from the stadium for medical attention.

No word on his condition. We'll hope for the best.

Big Ten Network announcers described the event as being similar to a seizure. Training staff encircled him, with the coach remaining on the ground for several minutes. The stadium remained silent. A stretcher was brought out at one point as medics attended.

Health concerns have plagued the 50-year-old coach for some time now. Kill has suffered from seizures before, including one during a 2005 game against Illlinois State. He was later diagnosed with kidney cancer and was hospitalized in 2010 after a game for an illness related to dehydration.

For more, check in with Minnesota blog The Daily Gopher.

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